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announced this morning they have filed a motion with the u.s. bankruptcy court. company employs more than 18,000 people. the company announced it would shut down its plans nation-wide if striking union workers did not return from their job. >>> a group of neighbors on the peninsula fear the coming rain will bring another muddy flood. ktvu channel 2 reporter tara moriarty is in daly city again this morning where a mud slide indated that area. >> reporter: the rain has been off and on this morning. it rained a little bit and stopped and now it's picked up again. that's what neighbors are concerned about. over the past three daying the city was able to dig a trench to keep the impending rainwater out of the area. we went down the hill and shot pictures of the storm drain and hillside park. trying to clear that suer system. the priority right now is to make sure the rain doesn't clog the drain or make the mud slide worse. 45,000 gallons of water gushed from that ruptured pipe. crews have set up bails of hay. >> the idea is to to do what we can to relay the concerns of the residents. not to have
just arrived two hours ago. it's the first visit ever by a u.s. president to cambodia. the other history making stop on president obama's trip coming up. >>> back here at home later this morning san francisco city officials will deal with a hot debate involving muni. muni has to decide what they will do with a multimillion dollar wind fall. ktvu tara moriarty is here now. says the big decision boils down to two options right tara? >> reporter: that is right. muni has to decide whether it wants to invest in making improvements to the system and hiring more operators or wants to let youths ride for free. we're here at the portal station. they will take center stage at a board of supervisors government audit. supervisor scott weiner is pushing for using the funds for maintenance. pointing out the agency has very poor performance rates. others would like to see 40,000 low income youths ride for free. in this spring the san francisco municipal transportation agency approved a 22 month pilot to provide a free transit ride. it hinged upon the transportation agency would fork over $4 mil
but there will be a price for them. u.s. is threatening to cut off a half billion dollars in annual aid. reporting live allison burns, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> in vallejo, it could be the work of an arsonist, and police are investigating two suspicious fires and that makes 6 in the last few weeks. it was at a mortgage business and just a half hour later another fire was called in. in the past two weeks, four other fires burned two homes and four businesses and they believe it is a transient to blame. >> i saw him actually sleeping where the fire was started. i am worried to death, i can tell you that. >> nobody has been hurt in any of the fires but vallejo police are having them to report any information about who may be responsible. >>> another santa cruz county up mate has people concerned. he died from withdrawing from drug abuse in a detox sell. a private medical staff took over at the jail in september. jail leaders said care has improved. doctors and nurses are on actuality and they have afforded nurses more time to care for patients. >>> and a government report shows guantanamo bay deten
. >> the elections did not change the balance of power on capitol hill. democrats still controlled the u.s. senate. coming up at 6:15 what all of that means for the lawmakers moving ahead and what is ahead for the gridlock in washington. >> governor jerry brown is celebrating a historic victory this morning for the first time since 2004 california approved a tax hike on a statewide proposition. voters have passed proposition 30. his education tax initiative 54% to 46% with 95% of the precincts reporting. ktvu tara moriarty is in san francisco this morning where voters were overwhelmingly backing that measure. >> that is right here in san francisco most voters voted yes in favor of prop 30. and the general feeling here in the city is that public schools need help. case in point mission heights school. this is the oldest high school in san francisco and test scores well they have been struggling with that over the years. prop 30 passage may be the shot in the arm this school needed. other areas of california that saw support for 30 alameda and santa cruz counties. los angeles also backed it but moe
points, a lot of good numbers to talk about, exxon beat them and so did costco. >>> chrysler announced u.s. sales rose 10% and they sold 126,000 cars and suvs, it is the best october in five years and that's despite losing the last five-days to sandy. total u.s. auto sales are expected to learn more. >>> he said he took his fist and punched the shark in the head to make him let go. he told the story from his hospital bed. he said a great white shark grabbed him by his side and pulled him under water. he has a 14-inch bite wound, pulled him under water and he fought back. >> i punched the shark on the side of the head a couple of times until it released me. >> three surfers drove him to the hospital and he has tissue which helps. >> now he wants to put up the rain, the wind and some homeless people who would did he have kate on the -- who would go potation the escalators. -- potty on the escalators and it got so bad head to call in hazmat. >>> the rain is moving to the south bay and it is going to be a little bit trouble driving. we have a backup that is steep there and there are no major p
their highest level in four years. >>> the obama administration is expected to decide how many u.s. troops will stay in afghanistan. leon panetta says the top u.s. commanders have several options on what happens after 2014. right now they have 20,000 troops in afghanistan and president barack obama has presented most of them will be withdrawn by 2014. >>> they will kickoff a series of measures to find a solution and avoid the so called fiscal cliff. here is more on the big meeting today, jacqueline? >> well, today the president sits down with labor union members to raise taxes on the wealthy but they also want to guard health benefits. they want to make sure he doesn't give in to republicans on medicare and social security cuts. republicans are demanding entitlement changes as part of a deal. other leaders will press the president to not accept that plan. if an agreement is not reach our nation will suffer. it will be a battle to get to couldn't since us. ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> three pal lot members and it could be complete the todayment another deal is with development in west b
until thanksgiving. >>> they are investigating the attack on the u.s. consulate and they want to know about the attack from the obama administration. >>> right now we want to know about traffic from sal. >> okay. things have gotten a lot busier and i have mentioned on 17th and vanness, it will be a tough area and it will be out for most of the area with those signal lights. let's look at 808 westbound, -- 880 westbound, no major problems, the commute looks good getting up to the toll plaza and it is backed up for a 10 to 15 minute tee lay and you will be waiting for a it until you make it on to the bridge. it gets better by the time you reach dublin. 880 looks good on fremont. >> let's go to steve. >>> that system needs something to bump it along and that system is coming out of the gulf of alaska. we start off not bad but the last couple of days have been really nice, lots of sun, a few mid-70s but that first system will change everything, not a lot. the second system will be colder and that arrives late saturday into early sunday morning. first one will be warm second one will be co
jersey shore which of course has been very hard hit. this is being called the second costliest storm in u.s. history behind katrina. again we are looking live at the new jersey shore near the town of margate. coming upwell have a live report from n and hear from the victim on sandy and how they hope to put their lives back together. >>> meanwhile more aid from california is headed to the east coast. southern california utility company is sending about 70 trucks and 120 employees to help restore the power in that area. two cargo planes filled with supplies and bay area personnel left from travis air force base yesterday. >>> our time 6:35. sewage spill is a lot larger than first thought. it was first reported along woodside drive tuesday evening and it was repaired late tear night. they first thought 2,000 gallons spill now their new estimates say it was actually 88,000 gallons. now the cause of the spill that is still being investigated. the agency is working with marin county and the town top find out how much sewage entered storm drains. >>> boat owners are being warned watch out for susp
around the world in fact waiting for our u.s. presidential election. so numbers were down overnight. a little bit this morning in europe as well. our futures look like a slightly lower opening. we'll probably be in a wait and see pattern. >>> we'll smile and say good morning, to you. thank you for joining us here on ktvu channel 2 morning news. it's a monday, november 5th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. time now is 6:30. >> in the news right now we have developing news. police in fremont shot and killed a naked man who had a knife after responding to a domestic dispute. we've been following this story since 4:30 this morning. ktvu janine de la vega joining us live to tell us this is still a very active scene out there along central avenue. what is going on janine? >> reporter: police have been here for the past 7.5 hours and they tell me they expect to be here for a couple more. they are just about to open up the eastbound lanes here. these roads have been closed for a long time. the westbound lanes between central avenue and glenmore drive and logan will be closed. they are in
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